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Selenium Disulfide

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.


Ph. Eur.

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Antifungal agent


Chemical Names

Selenium disulphide

Selenium sulfide

Selenium(IV) disulfide (1:2)

Foreign Names

  • Selenii disulfidum (Latin)
  • Selendisulfid (German)
  • Sélénium (disulfure de) (French)

Generic Names

  • Selendisulfid (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Selenii disulfidum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4)
  • Sélénium (disulfure de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Selenium Disulfide (PH: Ph. Int. 4)
  • Selenium disulfide (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Selenium Sulfide (PH: USP 38)
  • Selenium Sulfide (PH: BP 2016)

Brand Names

  • Bioselenium
    Uriach Pharma, Malta; Uriach-Aquilea, Spain
  • Candid-TV (Selenium Disulfide and Clotrimazole)
    Glenmark, India
  • Dandrex (veterinary use)
    Farnam, United States
  • Ektoselen (Selenium Disulfide and Sulfur)
    Pierre Fabre, Switzerland
  • Finitor
    Confar, Portugal
  • Head & Shoulders Intensive Treatment
    Procter & Gamble, United States
  • Itch Wash for Dogs (veterinary use)
    Exelpet Products, Australia
  • Permatrace Selenium (veterinary use)
    Coopers Animal Health, Australia
  • SE S2 (veterinary use)
    Intervet, United States
  • Sebosel
    Taro, Israel
  • Sebumselen (Selenium Disulfide and Benzalkonium)
    Juventus, Spain
  • Selederm (veterinary use)
    Troy Laboratories, Australia
  • Seleen (veterinary use)
    Ceva Animal Health, United Kingdom; Merial, United States
  • Selenium Sulfide Kylemore
    Kylemore Pharmaceuticals, United States
  • Selenix
    Novartis, Portugal
  • Selenos
    Breckenridge Pharmaceutical, United States
  • Selfide
    T.O. Chemicals, Thailand
  • Sellon
    Unison, Hong Kong; Unison, Malaysia; Unison, Thailand
  • SelRx
    Artesa Labs, United States
  • Selsun
    Abbott, Indonesia; Abbott, United States; ACA Müller, Germany; Doetsch Grether, Switzerland; Emra-Med Arzneimittel, Germany; Farmasa, Brazil; kohlpharma, Germany; Sanofi, Dominican Republic; Sanofi, Guatemala; Sanofi, Ireland; Sanofi, Panama; Sanofi, Sweden; Sanofi Belgium, Belgium; Sanofi-Aventis, Austria; Sanofi-Aventis, Costa Rica; Sanofi-Aventis, Honduras; Sanofi-Aventis, Mexico; Sanofi-Aventis, Netherlands; Sanofi-Aventis, Norway; Sanofi-Aventis, El Salvador
    Zentiva, Germany
  • Selsun 2.5%
    Pharma Développement, France; Sanofi, United Kingdom
  • Selsun Amarillo
    Lukoll, Peru; Sanofi-Aventis, Colombia
  • Selsun Azul
    Lukoll, Peru
  • Selsun Blue
    Chattem, United States; Wilson, New Zealand
  • Selsun Blue Dual Action (Selenium Disulfide and Levomenthol)
    Wilson, New Zealand
  • Selsun Oro
    Sanofi-Aventis, Mexico
  • Selsun Treatment
    Wilson, New Zealand
  • Selukos
    Meda, Norway; Meda, Sweden; Meda Pharm, Austria; MEDA Pharma, Germany
  • Sulfiselen Uni Ph 2.5%
    Uni Pharma, Egypt
  • Topisel
    Galenium Pharmasia Laboratories, Indonesia
  • Versel
    Valeo, Canada
  • Vetsense Itch Wash (veterinary use)
    CM Laboratories P/L, Australia


PHPharmacopoeia Name
Ph. Eur.European Pharmacopoeia

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